Network Pharmacist

Brownlow Group Practice

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Job summary

To promote high quality, safe and cost-effective prescribing as informed by evidence based practice and national and local guidance etc. To ensure prescribing conforms to relevant legislation.

You will be working with the Senior PCN Pharmacists and PCN Pharmacy Team in delivering the Medicines Management Work Plan for your allocated practice(s) in addition to directing and advising on medicines management issues in general.

You will become an integral part of your named practice team(s) and to undertake those clinical and administrative duties as determined by shared agreement with the Senior PCN Pharmacists and Lead GP

Duties include To initiating and completing structured medication reviews, support with repeat prescribing, medicines reconciliation and prescribing related audits.

You will work with the PCN Pharmacy Team and GP practice teams in order to support achievement of the Impact and Investment Targets, Direct Enhanced Contract and Quality and Outcomes Framework, and respond in a timely manner to medicines safety advice eg from the Medicines and Healthcare products Related Agency (MHRA)

Although not required by law we strongly recommend that all staff have received all Covid vaccinations.

Extended access will form part of your contracted hours.

Interview for this role will take place week commencing 11th July 2022. 

Main duties of the job

To work with the PCN Pharmacy Team to improve the quality, effectiveness and safety of prescribing across the PCN. To contribute to achieving the PCN Investment and Impact Fund (IIF) targets and the Direct Enhanced Service contract (DES)

This role will involve working across and supporting the following Central Liverpool Primary Care Network sites: 

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke PlaceBrownlow Health @ RopewalksBrownlow Health @ Kensington ParkBrownlow Health @ Princes ParkBrownlow Health @ MaryboneVauxhall Health CentreSt James Health CentreAbercromby Family PracticeDingle Park PracticeThe Elms Medical Centre

About us

Brownlow prides itself on being an exceptional employer with a dedicated staff wellbeing team offering numerous staff benefits and incentives including protected study leave with financial allowance and enhanced annual leave for 100% attendance. You will receive a 6-month mentorship/induction package and following this will have the option for some home working should you wish to if appropriate for your role.

Brownlow is an organisation committed to equality and diversity, and we strive for our workforce to be representative and inclusive of the complex and diverse community which we are proud to serve. With this commitment in mind, we actively encourage individuals who self-identify as having protected characteristics to apply for this role. We are particularly keen to encourage applications from: individuals with linguistic diversity, members of the LGBTQ+ community; members of black, minority ethnic, and minority faith groups; and from those who are disabled and / or neurodiverse. We are mindful that we may not always be aware of structural and systemic factors, which might discourage or prevent certain minority groups and marginalised populations from applying to join our team. If you are aware that any such barriers do exist, please let us know so that we can work to overcome and dismantle these.

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£40,057 to £53,218 a year Full time equivalent - Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A1812-22-4102

Job locations

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), to provide advice and support on all prescribing issues. When clinically appropriate, to implement and action changes to the patients medical prescribing record as directed by primary, secondary or community care; working at all times within professional limits.
  • To influence the prescribing behaviour of all members of the Practice MDT including GPs and practice nurses.
  • Liaise with health professionals in secondary care on interface medicines management issues.
  • Ensure prescribing and administration of medicines and disposal of medicinal waste follows appropriate legislation and health and safety policies.Please see attached job description for more information on the role and responsibilities.

Please see attached job description for more information on the role and responsibilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), to provide advice and support on all prescribing issues. When clinically appropriate, to implement and action changes to the patients medical prescribing record as directed by primary, secondary or community care; working at all times within professional limits.
  • To influence the prescribing behaviour of all members of the Practice MDT including GPs and practice nurses.
  • Liaise with health professionals in secondary care on interface medicines management issues.
  • Ensure prescribing and administration of medicines and disposal of medicinal waste follows appropriate legislation and health and safety policies.Please see attached job description for more information on the role and responsibilities.

Please see attached job description for more information on the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Skills, Knowledge and abilities

Essential

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work with colleagues and services users in a non-judgemental manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with patients and outside agencies
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Able to obtain and analyse complex technical information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Commitment to equal opportunities

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a team
  • Experience of Windows Based Computer Systems

Desirable

  • Experience within a GP setting and knowledge of the procedures
  • Experience in promoting Health Improvement Campaigns
  • Experience of the EMIS clinical system

Qualifications

Essential

  • Pharmacy Mpharm or equivalent

Desirable

  • Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
  • CPPE Primary Care Pathway for Pharmacists
Person Specification

Skills, Knowledge and abilities

Essential

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work with colleagues and services users in a non-judgemental manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with patients and outside agencies
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Able to obtain and analyse complex technical information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Commitment to equal opportunities

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a team
  • Experience of Windows Based Computer Systems

Desirable

  • Experience within a GP setting and knowledge of the procedures
  • Experience in promoting Health Improvement Campaigns
  • Experience of the EMIS clinical system

Qualifications

Essential

  • Pharmacy Mpharm or equivalent

Desirable

  • Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
  • CPPE Primary Care Pathway for Pharmacists

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Brownlow Group Practice

Address

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


Employer's website

https://www.brownlowhealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Brownlow Group Practice

Address

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


Employer's website

https://www.brownlowhealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Brownlow Group Practice

brownlowhr@livgp.nhs.uk

01513885366

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£40,057 to £53,218 a year Full time equivalent - Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A1812-22-4102

Job locations

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


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